By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
A member of an armed robbery syndicate who specialized in operating with army uniform around Mowe area of Ogun State has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command.
The suspect Adeoye Ayomide ‘m’ 23years old was arrested around 8:00pm of Tuesday 25th of September along Ofada road Mowe. The gang have earlier robbed one Adeyemo Adegboyega a retired army officer of the sum of N86,000: on the 13th of September 2018 with broken bottle.
The incident was reported at Mowe Divisional Headquarters consequent upon which the DPO CSP Francis Ebuhoma detailed has operatives to be on the trail of the hoodlums.
Their efforts paid off on Tuesday when the operatives received information that the gang have been sighted around Mowe area. Upon the information, the operatives swiftly moved into action, chased the gang and subsequently got one of them who dressed in fake army uniform arrested. Search warrant was duly executed in his house where more fake army uniform was recovered.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police CP Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to FSARS for discreet investigation and arrest of other members of the gang.